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Trump Administration Sanctions Iranian Shipping Network

Donald Trump

OFAC designated an Iranian shipping network for alleged involvement in the smuggling of lethal aid from Iran to Yemen.

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US Blacklists Six Venezuelan Tankers

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The United States has blacklisted six tankers that were shipping crude oil from Venezuela to Cuba. 

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US Removes Oil Tanker, Shipowner from Its Blacklist

Monsoon Navigation Corporation and Panama-flagged Ocean Elegance were sanctioned in May 2019.

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US Gov't Confirmed as Owner of Seized North Korean Bulker

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The US Department of Justice announces the entry of a judgment of forfeiture regarding Wise Honest.

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Yamal LNG Carrier JV No Longer Subject to US Sanctions

The fourth Arc7 LNG carrier Vladimir Voronin

The JV's six LNG carriers were cleared of US sanctions after a change of ownership at China LNG.

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US Sanctions on COSCO Companies Hit US-Listed Teekay

ARC7 LNG carrier

The sanctions are affecting Teekay's Yamal LNG joint venture.

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US Sanctions Russian Ships for Jet Fuel Deliveries to Syria

Ships sanctioned by the U.S. over Russia-Syria trade

The vessels were involved in the illicit transfer of jet fuel to the Russian military in Syria.

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US Sanctions COSCO Companies over Iran Trade

China Iran Crude Oil Trade

The U.S. sanctioned two COSCO subsidiaries in the latest move to curb the flow of Iranian crude.

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US Sanctions Four More Vessels for Venezuela Ties

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The sanctions include product tankers Carlota C, Sandino, Petion, and crude oil tanker Giralt.

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US Blacklists "Oil-for-Terror" Shipping Network

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Over the past year, the network allegedly moved oil worth hundreds of millions of dollars in breach of U.S. sanctions.

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US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker 'Headed to Syria'

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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said that the U.S. has "reliable information" the tanker is headed to Tartus, Syria.

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Oil Majors Exempted from New US Sanctions on Venezuela

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Venezuelan-owned and U.S.-based oil and gas company Citgo is also exempted.

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US Sanctions Chinese Firm for Buying Iranian Crude Oil

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A Chinese oil trading company and its chief executive are the latest entities to be sanctioned.

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Gibraltar: Police Arrests Captain, Chief Officer of Grace 1

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The Gibraltar Police has arrested the captain and the chief officer of Grace 1, a tanker detained in Gibraltar.

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Gibraltar, Royal Marines Detain Tanker en Route to Syria

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Gibraltar authorities and British Royal Marines have detained a supertanker carrying crude oil to Syria. 

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US Removes Sanctions on PB Tankers

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PB Tankers was removed from the list after terminating its contract with Cuban state-run company Cubametales.

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Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump

The sanctions deny Iran’s leadership access to financial resources.

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Cuba Cruise Ban Dents Royal Caribbean's Profit Outlook

Royal Caribbean International

Trump's move to ban cruise ships from docking in Cuba affects Royal Caribbean Cruises' profit outlook.

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North Korea Demands Return of Cargo Ship Seized by US

Bulker

North Korea demanded the immediate return of the bulker seized by the US earlier in May 2019.

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US Sanctions Two Tankers, Owners for Venezuela Ties

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US blacklisted two vessels and their respective owners in relation to Venezuela sanctions.

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US Seizes North Korean Bulker for Violating Sanctions

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North Korea's bulker seized for allegedly violating U.S. and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from the country.

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